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Rustic Cabin in Historic Idaho Springs: Hot Springs/Whitewater Rafting

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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Idaho Springs cabin description

RUSTIC CABIN IN HISTORIC IDAHO SPRINGS 2BD/1BA is located in historic landmark area of Idaho Springs where Colorado Gold Rush began over 150 years ago. The cabin offers mountain/hill views and a great location. Walk to historic district, local restaurants, coffee shops, ice cream shop, local museums, rec center and library. The cabin is close to local attraction and activities, including several whitewater rafting companies, and Loveland Ski Resort.

The cabin has two private bedrooms furnished with a queen size bed each, a living room with and a full/queen size futon, full kitchen, a breakfast area and a full bathroom. There is a high efficiency washer and dryer (please use HE detergent only).

Enjoy great skiing in the winter. We are only 10 min to Loveland Ski Resort.

Take exciting whitewater rafting trips in the summer. You do not need to drive anywhere: there are at least five white water rafting companies right here on Clear Creek!

The cabin is only 30 miles to DENVER downtown if you crave amenities of a big city. If you do not feel like driving, take a walk to National Historic District of Idaho Springs with great shopping, dining and sightseeing.

*Visit Historic ARGO Gold Mine & Mill; take 'All Aboard!' Journey back in time with a ride on one of Colorado's great narrow gauge railroads. Come and be astounded by the Devil's Gate High Bridge, the beautiful Rocky Mountain views and the engineering marvel that is the Georgetown Loop!

*Pamper yourself with a therapeutic and relaxing treatment at Indian Hot Springs. Enjoy hot mineral springs pool and geothermal cave baths once shared by the Ute and Arapahoe Indians. Enjoy a massage or just relax in our hot springs mineral waters, which have been rated as one of the top ten mineral hot springs in the world. It is truly a unique and unforgettable spa experience.

*The Mount Evans Scenic Byway is America's highest paved automobile road and offers many outdoor activities from sightseeing and bicycling to hiking and fishing. Mount Evans is the road into the sky. Drive from 8700 feet at Idaho Spring where you turn of Interstate 70 to 14,240 feet to the summit and you will pass through three life zones, passing ancient trees, lakes and forest to the land above timberline. It can be 90 degrees in Denver and 40 degrees at the top of Mount Evans. Mountain Goats and Bighorn Sheep will great you as you climb to the top of the world.

*Take a tour of our local microbrewery (Tommyknocker Mountain Brewery and Pub) to learn how small batches of specialty beers are crafted. Ask your server to explain the legend of the Tommyknocker and how these spirits were active in Clear Creek's gold mining history.

The property is located right in the very heart of Front Range area attractions. Most are 3-15 minutes away. You will find more information and visitor guides in the house.

We will be happy to provide any additional information and links to view more pictures of the property and area attractions...

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS and Activities:

***LOVELAND SKI AREAS
***MOUNT EVANS 14,264 FOOT SUMMIT
***TOMMYKNOCKER BREWERY TOUR
***INDIAN SPRINGS RESORT- HOT SPRINGS POOL
***ARGO GOLD MINE AND MILL, IDAHO SPRINGS
***CHARLIE TYLER WATER WHEEL IN IDAHO SPRINGS
***GEORGETOWN NATIONAL HISTORIC DISTRICT
***SILVER PLUME/GEORGETOWN RAIL ROAD LOOP
***SILVER PLUME WALKING TOUR - HISTORIC BUILDINGS
***SILVER PLUME GEORGE ROWE MUSEUM
***BLACK HAWK & CENTRAL CITY CASINOS
***HISTORIC HAMILL HOUSE MUSEUM IN GEORGETOWN
***HOTEL DE PARIS MUSEUM IN GEORGETOWN
***A&A HISTORIC TRAIL STABLES
***BUFFALO HERD OUTLOOK
***BILL BUFFALO GRAVE
***RED ROCK PARK - UNIQUE RED ROCK FORMATIONS
***MOTHER CABRINI SHRINE

SCENIC DRIVES, FISHING, HIKING, SKIING, BACKCOUNTRY, SNOWBOARDING,
BIKING, RAFTING, HORSEBACK RIDING, 4-WHEELING
FINE DINING, SHOPPING and much more
- White Water Rafting
- Great Trout Fishing
- Horseback riding

If we are booked here, please inquire about our Cottage in Central City only 8 mi away or Cottage in Silver Plume:
www.vrbo.com/410719
www.vrbo.com/445744

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Board games, toys, books, movies. There is a wonderful historic museum and an old train depot in Historic Silver Plume, Georgetown-Silver Plume Railroad, Argo Mine, Edgar Mine, white water rafting, horse back riding, fishing, trails, lakes... Loveland Ski Resort has ski lessons for kids and adults...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    $75 pet fee...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Log headboard, new pillow top mattress ...moreless

  • Second bedroom: 1 queen

    Log headboard, rustic decor...moreless

  • Futon: 1 queen

    Queen/Full size futon in the living room...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2): Queen bed in Master Bedroom and in the Second Bedroom. Futon (1) in the living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Newly remodeled bathroom with a beautiful claw tub bath

Other Amenities

  • The Cabin is 30 mi West of DENVER. HOT MINERAL SPRINGS POOL just minutes away. WHITE WATER RAFTING is right here on Clear Creek. Check out our Cottage in Central City only 8 miles away from Idaho Springs or our Cottage on Clear Creek in Silver Plume if we are booked here: www.vrbo.com/410719 www.vrbo.com/445744...moreless

Entertainment

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    You will enjoy mountain/hill view from the deck and front porch. You might see some deer and foxes coming very close to the house....moreless

  • Ski-In:

    About 10 mi to LOVELAND SKI AREA, 35 mi to ELDORA SKI AREA...moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    10 mi to LOVELAND SKI AREA, 35 mi to ELDORA SKI AREA...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    BRAND NEW HIGH EFFICIENCY(HE) front load DRYER....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Gas stove in the living room...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There is a Rec Center in Idaho Springs a walking distance from the cabin...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat; new furnace...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free WiFi We will provide password in the Welcome letter...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Living room has a wood stove to cozy up to in the winter...moreless

  • Parking:

    There is off street parking for 2 cars or a vehicle with a small trailer...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There is off street parking for 2 cars ...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    We have a parking available for a small trailer...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    BRAND NEW HIGH EFFICIENCY (HE) front load WASHER. HE detergent is provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Coffee maker, toaster, pots/pans & cutlery, spices and seasonings, hot pot, coffee grinder and other small appliances....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Enjoy a BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN/HILL VIEW AND WILDLIFE VIEWING: DEER, FOXES, SQUIRRELS...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    BBQ grill on the patio/deck in the backyard; we do not provide gas: please refill if needed ...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Loveland Ski Resort is 15 mi away; they rent all equipment you may need for skiing and snowboarding...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    We do not provide water sports gear. You can get it at any whitewater rafting company when you sign up...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There are 2 pools in the area: INDIAN HOT MINERAL SPRINGS POOL with thermo baths in the caves and a COMMUNITY POOL....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
OFF PEAK
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat, Sun
$945 $2,250
PEAK, HOLIDAYS, SPRING BREAK
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
6 night min stay
$175
$1,050
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat, Sun
$945 $2,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • Cleaning Fee $95 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Tax Rate 8.9%

Notes:

Rental agreement is required.

Please check out our COTTAGE ON CLEAR CREEK in SILVER PLUME by LOVELAND SKI RESORT 12 miles from Idaho Springs:

http://www.vrbo.com/445744


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Location

70 Miles
Nearest Airport
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Alpine Restaurant and Bar
1 Miles
Nearest Train
SILVER PLUME HISTORIC RAIL ROAD LOOP
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-70
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
HAPPY COOKER Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Ski
LOVELAND SKI RESORT

Car: Not Necessary

***INDIAN MINERAL SPRINGS POOL & GEOTHERMAL CAVE BATHS *** EDGAR MINE *** MT EVANS SCENIC DRIVE, LAKES, TRAILS, NATIONAL PARK *** LOVELAND PASS - CONTINENTAL DIVIDE *** CASINOS & GAMBLING 15 MIN AWAY *** HISTORIC DISTRICT OF DOWNTOWN IDAHO SPRINGS ***

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: WE VISITED MOST OF LOCAL ATTRACTIONS INCLUDING OLD MINES WHERE YOU CAN TAKE A TOUR AND MINE FOR GOLD. ON THE PICTURE: OUR KIDS SKI LOVELAND!

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Location of the cabin is great: you can enjoy everything Colorado has to offer: Gold Rush history, old mining towns, railroad history, gorgeous nature, scenic drives such as Mt Evans Scenic Byway or 'Oh, My God' Road to historic Central City, tons of trails, great biking, Whitewater rafting right here on Clear Creek, Hot Mineral Springs, great skiing at Loveland 10 minutes away. If you like geology and mining history you can take a guided tour at numerous historic mines in the area or Red Rock State Park and Amphitheater to admire unique red rock formations.


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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • IF WATER RAFTING IS NOT YOUR THING, TAKE A TOUR AT ARGO GOLD MINE: PAN FOR GOLD!

    IF WATER RAFTING IS NOT YOUR THING, TAKE A TOUR AT ARGO GOLD MINE: PAN FOR GOLD!

  • CLIMB ABOARD THE OLD STEAM TRAIN

    CLIMB ABOARD THE OLD STEAM TRAIN

  • BEAUTIFUL LAKES AROUND GREAT FOR FISHING AND BOATING

    BEAUTIFUL LAKES AROUND GREAT FOR FISHING AND BOATING

  • FISH IN CLEAR CREEK RIGHT BY THE COTTAGE

    FISH IN CLEAR CREEK RIGHT BY THE COTTAGE

  • RED ROCK STATE PARK AND AMPHITHEATER IS FAMOUS FOR ITS SUMMER CONCERTS

    RED ROCK STATE PARK AND AMPHITHEATER IS FAMOUS FOR ITS SUMMER CONCERTS

  • ENJOY WHITE WATER RAFTING ON CLEAR CREEK!

    ENJOY WHITE WATER RAFTING ON CLEAR CREEK!

  • IDAHO SPRINGS HISTORIC DISTRICT: RESTAURANTS, MUSEUMS, BREWERY, ANTIQUE SHOPS...

    IDAHO SPRINGS HISTORIC DISTRICT: RESTAURANTS, MUSEUMS, BREWERY, ANTIQUE SHOPS...

  • HOT MINERAL SPRINGS AND GEO-THERMAL BATHS ARE JUST A MILE AWAY

    HOT MINERAL SPRINGS AND GEO-THERMAL BATHS ARE JUST A MILE AWAY

  • MAKE A STOP ON I-70 ON THE WAY TO THE CABIN TO SEE BUFFALO HERD.

    MAKE A STOP ON I-70 ON THE WAY TO THE CABIN TO SEE BUFFALO HERD.

  • SILVER PLUME-GEORGETOWN RAILROAD LOOP DEPOT: TAKE A RIDE ON A STEAMER!

    SILVER PLUME-GEORGETOWN RAILROAD LOOP DEPOT: TAKE A RIDE ON A STEAMER!

  • LOVELAND SKI RESORT IS ONLY 9 mi AWAY

    LOVELAND SKI RESORT IS ONLY 9 mi AWAY

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